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Auditor ranks TLRMC a top KY rural hospital

In a recently released special report from Kentucky Auditor Adam Edelen, local hospital Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center (TLRMC) was ranked as having the sixth best financial position out of 44 rural Kentucky hospitals listed. The report analyzes the strength of rural hospitals in the state of Kentucky–the ninth most rural state in the country–

Local business ranks 44th largest healthcare architectural firm in the U.S.

TEG Architects, a Jeffersonville-headquartered architectural and interior design firm, was named 44th largest healthcare architectural firm in the U.S. by Modern Healthcare magazine. Modern Healthcare, the industry’s leading source of healthcare business and policy news, research and information, annually ranks firms based on volume of projects. TEG ranked amongst the top architectural firms with completed

Auditor ranks TLRMC a top KY rural hospital

In a recently released special report from Kentucky Auditor Adam Edelen, local hospital Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center (TLRMC) was ranked as having the sixth best financial position out of 44 rural Kentucky hospitals listed. The report analyzes the strength of rural hospitals in the state of Kentucky–the ninth most rural state in the country–

Ebola missteps

Questions have been raised regarding the United States’ policy to control drug-resistant bacteria.  In an article published in Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control, it is explained that evidence regarding the efficacy of identifying and isolating MRSA carriers, along with destroying the bacteria, has been distorted.  According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, MRSA

Jan Gordon, left, and Treeva Frames-Baisas of Spencerian College

Spencerian College’s Treeva Frames-Baisas Named Instructor of the Year

Treeva Frames-Baisas of Spencerian College has received the Kentucky Association of Career Colleges and Schools (KACCS) 2014 Instructor of the Year award. Frames-Baisas joined the Spencerian College Louisville family in 2008 as a nursing clinical instructor. She is now teaching in both didactic and clinical classes and also serves as the college’s Clinical Coordinator staffing

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Pharmacy students weigh in: Understanding sundowning, opioid abuse, Abuse Deterrent Formulations and medication synchronization.

Sundowning (also known as sundown syndrome) is the emergence of neuropsychiatric symptoms in the late afternoon, evening or night. Typical symptoms include agitation, confusion, anxiety and aggression. Sundowning is not a psychiatric diagnosis, but is a broadly used term to describe a group of behaviors that occur at a specific time of day. These behaviors can include disorientation, pacing, wandering, erratic movement and screaming.

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